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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Urbanisation will drive democracy

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Urbanisation will drive democracy The greatest driver for democracy in China will not come from its dissidents, overseas subversives or bleeding-heart expatriate busybodies. It will come from the Communist Party's own urbanisation drive. In this, the Chinese are, to a large extent, replicating the experience of Europeans two centuries before, ...

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    Canadian consular officials can't shirk their duty to so-called dual citizens

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:18am by Alex Lo

    ... citizen, one of an estimated 295,000 Canadians living in Hong Kong, of whom 88 per cent have dual citizenship. Let me put things in context. Expatriate Canadians lose most benefits ... I will not have free medical coverage for at least six months. Canada is not alone. Many countries have similar restrictions on their expatriate citizens. Meanwhile, Canadian consular services have become ...

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    Expat kids in Kumon tutorials a sign their parents learning from Chinese

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:06am by Alex Lo

    ... on. It's all about speed and accuracy rather than understanding. Recently, I find more and more expatriate pupils from international schools joining my kids' Kumon classes. ...

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    We'll drink to that, say club investors

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:10am by Alex Lo

    ... Chinese have a low tolerance for alcohol, so they are not big spenders on drinks. But since the global crisis, there has been an influx of expatriates, many of them professionals with high-paying ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Show solidarity, not indifference, in face of Philippine typhoon disaster

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 03:29am by Alex Lo

    ... for approval tomorrow and work with NGOs to bring the money and aid to the Philippines as quickly as possible. Why? Because 160,000 of our expatriate residents are Filipinos; we should show solidarity, ...

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    An obvious way to integrate schools

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... schools, relics from the colonial era, used to take in mostly expatriate British children while other government schools catered to ethnic minorities. But the colonial policy was the same: ... an atrocious and sustained assault on young minds. If permanent-resident parents - Chinese, expatriate or minority - reject the local system and opt for other systems such as the international ...

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    Ugly outbreak of Hong Kong bigotry

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Geez, I suppose Hitler and the Nazis had their reasons to hate and kill six million Jews too. What kind of people post such hateful messages online? What if Liu were an expatriate girl from ...

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    A lesson for the pig-headed bureaucrats

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the International Baccalaureate or the more British GCSE, with much lower fees. These have attracted not only expatriate but also local Chinese students. So why can't they expand, relieve pressure ...

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    We all need a little light relief …

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... viral and attract the usual racist venom. Why should a Westerner be treated differently? Mr Kam's idea was he would give his expatriate's view and I would offer my local Chinese take. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong did right by MMR vaccine

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to debunk the MMR myth. Each time, I attracted my usual share of criticism, almost always from expatriate parents. As it turns out, Hong Kong's public medical officials have been vindicated. ...




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